Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a way to chat over the Internet. For a detailed description and history, refer to the Wikipedia article Internet Relay Chat.

Many Doomers can be found on IRC, and on several different IRC networks.

For help connecting to an IRC channel, see the reference documents at

EFNet channels[edit]

Freenode channels[edit]

Libera channels[edit]

OFTC channels[edit]

QuakeNet channels[edit]

IRCnet channels[edit]

Zandronum channels[edit]

Misc networks[edit]


Some IRC channels were once quite popular, but are now defunct for various reasons:

Skulltag channels[edit]


"I don't go on irc."
John Carmack, October 27, 1996 .plan update [2]


  1. Doom Croatia. "COMPET-N | about." (archived 🏛). Retrieved 14 April 2019.

See also[edit]

  • Web forums related to the Doom series and its fan community
  • 32in24, a recurring mapping event with its own IRC channel